Protecting Norfolk’s history for people to enjoy everyday.

We work with local communities to save Norfolk’s irreplaceable historic sites and to share them with everyone

St Benet’s Abbey gatehouse and the mill from the ponds. Photograph: Nick Stone.

About NAT

NAT is a local conservation charity which aims to protect Norfolk’s significant archaeological or historic sites at risk. We take monuments into our care, repair them, provide interpretation, and open them for everyone to enjoy.

We actively engage with local communities so that they can be involved in the future conservation of the sites that they treasure.

We rely on grants and donations to fund our work – looking after our heritage is an expensive business.

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Current and recent projects and campaigns

NAT’s work is guided by values of sustainability, action, accessibility and community. Explore here more detailed information about current and recent projects.

Our centenery

St Benet’s Abbey 1000 years!

Burgh Almanac

Onwards & Upwards


Find out about our fascinating sites, where they are and how to find them


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Caistor St Edmund Roman Town. Photograph: Nick Stone.

News and events


Spring 2023 newsletter out now

Spring 2023 newsletter out now

Meet the new staff, find out about the plans for Caistor Roman Town car park and hear about our project to celebrate NATs centenary. Nat newsletter summer 2023

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Join Our Team: Project Manager Opportunity

Join Our Team: Project Manager Opportunity

Fancy joining our team? We are recruiting for a Project Manager (14.8 hours per week, for 10 months). Salary: £32,020 pro rata This role will be responsible for delivering the Norfolk Archaeological Trust: Its Centenary and Beyond project in partnership with the...

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Free guided tours 2022

Our popular free guided tours of Burgh Castle Fort, Caistor Roman Town and St Benet's Abbey return from Sunday 1st May. Our volunteer led tours run until the end of September, with each tour approx. 1 hour.  Tours can be pre booked or walk up on the day. Burgh Castle...

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Heritage Open Days 2021 10-19 September

Norfolk Archaeological Trust is once again taking part in Heritage Open Days!  Full details at: Burgh Castle Fort: Tours on 12th & 19th September at 2.30pm, more at Caistor Roman Town:  Tours on 12th...

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Burnham Norton Friary. Photograph: Nick Stone.